Want an insider travel tip? Whisk away to Canada's most cosmopolitan city for the city's renowned Montréal festivals. Enjoy sublime design and a location to die for just steps away from the charm of Old Montréal.
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Annually in January and February
Bringing together icy decor and steel structures, powerful architectural projections, programs featuring the best local and international DJs, its giant playground and its one-of-a-kind winterwear competition named "Iglooswag", Igloofest is one of the hottest events in the city, and one of the most cherished in Canada. All told, Montreal is where to be in January and February.
This year for the special 375th edition, Igloofest runs across six week-ends, with 12 regular nights and winter activities celebrating Les Hivernales. The event will take place Thursday to Saturday, on January 12-13-14th, 19-20-21st, 26-27-28th, on February 2-3-4th, as well as on February 11-18th and 19th of 2017. To take advantage of your exclusive package, click here.
Montréal en Lumière
Annually in February
Grab a coat and gloves and enjoy this Montréal outdoor winter festival featuring ice slides, ice skating, fireworks, live music, dance performances and crave-worthy foods. If you are a night owl, be sure to rest up and partake in the All-Nighter event where the party never stops at galleries, theatres and restaurants that stay open all night.
F1 Grand Prix
Annually in June
Experience the Formula 1 Grand Prix festivities around the city as well as at W Montreal as the city comes alive with excitement. Book your stay at W Montreal early as rooms will go quickly!
Annually in August
This huge music festival has given itself the objective of discovering local and national emerging talent offering them the opportunity to play alongside some of the biggest international artists in the business.
September 21st to 25th
POP Montreal has become a permanent fixture in Montreal’s creative community and an important destination amongst the international music festival circuit. The festival welcomes each year a youthful, discerning, and artistically oriented audience who scour through a programming of 400 bands and 50-something unique art, film, fashion and conference events to build their ideal POP experience.
Sundays May 17th to September 27th
You don’t need to wait for nighttime to enjoy electronic music and to start dancing. Get your dance on or have a picnic every Sunday from May to September at Piknic Électronik. Come for an immersive and social experience in a friendly environment while enjoying a beautiful summer’s day. Located in an urban park just 10 minutes away from downtown Montreal, you’ll be sure to experience a unique Sunday afternoon in Montreal. Find out more.